I picked up a 6-pack of Newcastle Brown Ale and some Molson Canadian Golden* at the local grocery store. I hadn't tried any layering with the Newcastle before but thought that its darker color would give lots of possibilities with lighter beers. It turned out great! I'll be experimenting with other Newcastle combinations...
* Unfortunately this Molson Golden was brewed in Golden CO. It didn't taste like the real Canadian stuff.
My wife brought home a 6-pack of Warsteiner Dunkel the other day. It tastes great and is very dark so I decided to find a layered beer combination using it. I found one using Shiner Kosmo on the bottom. When pouring, the Warsteiner immediately starts to mix with the Shiner and I thought it wouldn't work. However as I continued I found the mixing only went so far down. In the end the layering worked out pretty good.
I also tried the dunkel over Harp Lager and Shiner Hefeweisen. They both mixed freely and no real layering effect was seen.
Here is a triple layer combination from Paul L made with the layering tool. Very nice!
BOTTOM: Kirkland's Pale Ale
MIDDLE: Kirkland's German Lager
TOP: Guinness Draught (Of course!)
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It was a nice sunny day and I didn't have any dark beers in my fridge. Left without any dark/light options I decided to try a cloudy Blue Moon with a clear Harp Lager. I didn't think it would work as both beers work well with Guinness on top (Blue Moon & Half and Half - See below for pics) and probably had nearly the same density. The choice of which on should go on top was completely random and it turned out surprisingly well. Click on the picture to expand.
Probably worth naming... How about a "Blue Harp"?
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